Mercury Search and Selection

Director of Purchasing & Procurement | POS | UK – South East

Location
UK – South East
Salary
Salary to attract the best + senior executive benefits package
Posted
16 Nov 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Ref
CHJ15420
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

A unique Group level opportunity with a chance to devise and drive procurement function of one of Europe’s major suppliers of visual communications and point-of-purchase specialists.


An innovative, creative and dynamic organisation partnering some of the biggest retail, brand and entertainment sectors.


Director of Purchasing & Procurement | POS | UK – South East | Salary to Attract the Best  


A multi-site, award winning group with a reputation for exceptional quality and innovation in print, print management, POS and marketing collateral. Now one of Europe’s largest suppliers of printed retail/brand communications the company is a high profile Group continuing to invest, dealing with prestige brands.


Reporting to the CFO, this senior level role will involve:

  • Leading the procurement function, sourcing a wide range of products from domestic and international markets to support the group
  • Managing the procurement team 
  • Sourcing of a wide range of products from domestic and international markets to support the group
  • Identifying and maximising purchasing synergies across the group
  • Overseeing and strategizing procedures


Key attributes required:

  • Commercially astute procurement professional with a proven track record of building and leading procurement teams
  • Good business sense, financial management, good negotiation skills, flexible, organised, self-sufficient
  • Able to apply critical and analytical thinking at both an operational and strategic level to deliver procurement value and transformational change
  • Modern thinker who will lead from the front and by example to drive change and business improvement
  • Experience of working with a multi-site group through periods of growth and change


Please apply attaching a copy of your latest CV for immediate consideration.

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